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blob

[bläb]
(meteorology)
In radar, oscilloscope evidence of a fairly small-scale temperature and moisture inhomogeneity produced by turbulence within the atmosphere.

BLOB

[bläb or ¦bē¦el¦ō′bē]
(computer science)
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BLOB

(1)

BLOB

(architecture)
blitter object.
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BLOB

(Binary Large OBject) A database field that holds any digitized information, including text, images, audio and video. Also known simply as a "large object" or LOB, a BLOB may have a huge storage capacity. BLOB content is generally created once and viewed many times, and it is rarely edited, but it is occasionally deleted.

Generally Opaque to the DBMS
The contents of a BLOB are generally unknown to the database management system (DBMS) that supports them. An application must create and edit the content, while the DBMS stores it. Contrast with CLOB. See object database and relational database.
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Some items require specific colours, some require Blob to mix primary paints to make different shades.
You never know, "running gag," says the blob in one strip, "that wasn't funny," says its friend, "just you wait," says the blob.
JUBILEE TROUT LAKES 01388 772611 / DL2 2UH Trout have been chasing fry, and anglers have been catching on Snakes, Bunny Leech, Bloodworm and Blobs. When windy, trout were at the surface taking Daddies and Beetles.
BLOBs, which have similar position of their centroids, correspond to situation that smaller BLOB lies into bigger BLOB as PDP lies into SPDP in QR code.
What would you say to the blob? "Pick on someone your own size like a blue whale."
It doesn't tell you anyths ing a boring old fixture list doesn't, but the more visual nature of the blobs is good for predicting how things might pan out.
I see a group of six women sitting around a blue blob, practicing yoga.
I've been calling him Blob as the French gas and leccy merchants have never given him a name.
Matthew Hayes (University of Toulouse, France) and others recently studied the largest known Lyman-alpha blob, named LAB1.